Coastal Wari (attrib by Nobuko Kajatani, 1993). <em>Headband</em>, 600-1000 C.E. Cotton, camelid fiber, 1 3/4 × 20 1/2 in. (4.4 × 52.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Ernest Erickson, 70.177.50. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.70.177.50.jpg)


Artist:Coastal WariWariMiddle Horizon

Medium: Cotton, camelid fiber

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:600-1000 C.E.

Dimensions: 1 3/4 × 20 1/2 in. (4.4 × 52.1 cm)


Accession Number: 70.177.50

Image: CUR.70.177.50.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Headband with five tapestry-woven figures depicting a two headed feline, snake-like creature on a red ground. The colors of the figures are black, green, blue, white, and beige. Condition: good. Size: adult. Probable wearer: male or undetermined. Vertical cotton warp. Camelid fiber weft. Core band: cotton warp. Cotton weft. Tapestry weave with slits and dovetailing, non-horizontal wefts. Crossed-loop stitching.

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